July 19, 2023: The IIHM Institute of Hospitality Skills (IIHS), India’s largest training centre affiliated with the Tourism and Hospitality Skill Council (THSC), has opened a state-of-the-art facility in Delhi.
The Centre aims to provide comprehensive courses on hospitality skills, catering to professionals seeking to upskill and enhance their career prospects. With a prime focus on vocational training, IIHS aims to bridge the skill gap and empower individuals in the thriving hospitality industry.
IIHS aims to open 100 centres across the country within the next two years, with a mission to educate 100,000 young unemployed professionals and help them join the hospitality industry. Apart from the Delhi centre, the courses are also being offered at all IIHM campuses across India.
IIHS offers a wide range of courses catering to the diverse needs of aspiring hospitality professionals. These courses, for which Class 10 or 12 pass is required include:
- Diploma Course in Luxury Hospitality Operations (LHO) – 1 year, with placement opportunities (For 12th pass-outs only)
- Diploma Course in Kitchen Operations – 9 months + 3 months
- Diploma Course in Bar & Beverage – 3 months + 3 months
- Other course options – 6 months + 3 months
In addition to the core courses, IIHS also offers short-term skill-based programs focusing on various aspects of hotel operations. These programs cover areas such as service staff ethics, the art of cooking, baking, concierge services, front-office operations, housekeeping, food and beverage services, bar and beverage management, kitchen assistance, bell desk services, and more. Furthermore, the courses also incorporate knowledge on essential topics like FSSAI regulations, safety training, and overall management skills. IIHS promotes the Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL) to recognize and build upon existing knowledge and experience.